While you were working ...
April 3rd, 2013
06:30 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • While Jon Bon Jovi put his New York City duplex up for sale to the tune of $42 million, Richie Sambora has dropped out of the Bon Jovi tour because of "personal issues." [ABC News/NYDN]
  • Amanda Bynes celebrated her 27th birthday with the Internet scratching its collective head over her antics, which apparently now include the possibility of an Amanda Bynes impostor. [E!/TooFab]
  • Will "Glee" soon be writing around another cast member's personal life? There's a new report that Heather Morris - a.k.a. the show's dead-ringer for Britney Spears - is expecting her first child. [Us Weekly]
  • With all the shuffling that's going on at NBC right now, we sort of forgot that Melissa McCarthy's hosting "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. Thankfully, this promo was here to remind us: [New York Magazine's Vulture]
  • If that isn't uplifting enough, then this clip of Bob Costas rapping Ludacris - really! It's fantastic, we promise - will do the trick.
  • And when you're done, you can wonder aloud how we got to the point that we now have teasers for the teaser to the movie trailer:

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Will Arnett added to Michael Bay's 'TMNT'
April 3rd, 2013
05:50 PM ET

Will Arnett added to Michael Bay's 'TMNT'

The cast for Michael Bay's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" reboot has found a new member.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Will Arnett has joined the live-action/CGI hybrid in one of the lead roles, although it's being kept quiet as to which he's landed.

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Filed under: Casting Chronicles • Celebrities • movies
Beyonce has very strict instructions for April 4
April 3rd, 2013
05:16 PM ET

Beyonce has very strict instructions for April 4

Beyoncé does enjoy a dramatic reveal - remember her sneak peek of her Super Bowl show? - and she's at it again to tease what we can only surmise is a special announcement.

The six-second clip, which was posted to YouTube Wednesday, shows the singer ... and not much else. We get an intense stare, a glimpse of a hand outfitted in a glove that reminds us of the "Single Ladies" music video, and a command:

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Filed under: Beyonce • Celebrities • Music
Magic Johnson supports gay son 'in every way'
April 3rd, 2013
12:32 PM ET

Magic Johnson supports gay son 'in every way'

Magic Johnson loves his kids, no matter whom his kids choose to love.

The 53-year-old basketball legend and co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers said as much to TMZ after the celebrity website posted a video of Johnson's son, Earvin Johnson III, out in Los Angeles with his reported boyfriend.

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Filed under: Celebrities
April 3rd, 2013
11:00 AM ET

Roger Ebert taking 'leave of presence' as cancer returns

As he celebrates 46 years with the Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday,  film critic Roger Ebert also reveals he's going to slow down or take a "leave of presence," as he calls it.

In an essay on his blog, Ebert explained he's facing a recurrence of cancer. The 70-year-old already lost his voice and much of his jaw after battling thyroid and salivary gland cancer.

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Filed under: Celebrities • movies
April 3rd, 2013
09:35 AM ET

War of words continues on 'DWTS'

Tuesday may have been an elimination night on "Dancing with the Stars," but the focus was again on the feud between D.L. Hughley and judge Len Goodman.

Hughley took Goodman to task while speaking with CNN after Monday night's show, accusing the Brit of being a "coward and a bully" for continuing to criticize his Monday salsa, and not allowing him to defend himself. (You can hear what Goodman said to Hughley, as well as the comic's reaction, by watching the video above.)

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